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Finding Your Room

Room availability

You can check current room availability on our live timetable page - Timetable 13/14

Key to room numbers

PrefixBuildingSample room number
MBMain College Buildings (incorporating the Old Building and the Philips Building)MB G50 = College Buildings, ground floor
MB 502 = College Buildings, fifth floor
BBrunei GalleryB102 = Brunei Gallery, first floor
FFaber Building, 23-24 Russell SquareF104 = Faber Building, first floor
T21-22 Russell SquareT101 = 21-22 Russell Square, first floor
GS53 Gordon SquareGS303 = 53 Gordon Square, third floor
VVernon SquareVG06 = Vernon Square, ground floor
30 RSBirkbeck College, 30 Russell Square30 RS 103 = 30 Russell Square Room 103, first floor
MALBirkbeck College Main Building, Malet Street (entrance off Torrington Square)MAL 415 = Malet Street Room 415, fourth floor
IALSInstitute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell SquareIALS L101 = Institute of Advanced Legal Studies room L101

Where in the building?

VG04
Vernon SquareGround floorRoom number 4
B102
Brunei GalleryFirst floorRoom number 2

Maps

Maps and plans of SOAS Location

Please note that:

  • The main College buildings are made up of the 'Old Building' and the extension 'Philips Building'.
  • Rooms that start with a ā€˜Gā€™ are on the ground floor of main College buildings.
  • Rooms that start with an ā€˜Lā€™ are on the lower ground floor of main College buildings.
  • Rooms that are 'MB' with just a number are in the main College buildings on the floor indicated by the first digit (e.g. MB 389 is third floor).
  • KLT is the Khalili Lecture Theatre, on the lower ground floor of main College buildings, DLT is the (Kamran) Djam Lecture Theatre, accessed via the entrance hall of main College buildings.
  • 30 Russell Square and Malet Street are two buildings belonging to Birkbeck College which are sometimes used by SOAS for teaching.